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Storytime Sunday: By The Pur..

Storytime Sunday: By The Purple Sea

Storytime Sunday is a meme hosted here at The Book Nut in which I share some of the stories I have used as writing practice. None of these are for use for publication, only to work on craft. Today’s story was intended to work like a shorter version of an epic poem. It isn’t amazing […]

September 7, 2014
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Book Pet Peeves #9: Insta-Lo..

Book Pet Peeves #9: Insta-Love

#9 Insta-Love   Oh dear god, here we go. This is a big, controversial pet peeve that is on a lot of people’s list. a lot of people have talked about this before but I have my own points to give on the topic so read on! Authors such as Ann Aguirre argue that insta-love […]

September 1, 2014
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Storytime Sunday: Brand̵..

Storytime Sunday: Brand’s Wild by Me

Storytime Sunday is a weekly meme hosted here at The Book Nut in which I share the stories I have used as writing practice. I also share the stories of some of my friends! They may be long or short but what is the point of a story if nobody can read them? This particular […]

August 31, 2014
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Storytime Sunday: The Henry ..

Storytime Sunday: The Henry Letters by Laura

It’s Storytime Sunday again and today we have a story from my good friend Laura! Storytime Sunday is a meme hosted on this blog where I share short stories written by myself and my friends. Most of these are just writing practice for us, so keep that in mind. The story is below the cut! […]

August 24, 2014
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Things People Say to Book Lo..

Things People Say to Book Lovers…

I think we all know people who really don’t get why we love books, and they really don’t try to. Some think our book obsession is a phase, others just call us nerds, then there are the ones that always have something to say. Here’s a few of the ones I’ve heard most often, with […]

August 21, 2014
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Book Pet Peeves #8: Book Bor..

Book Pet Peeves #8: Book Borrowing

#8 Book Borrowing   I think we all have a bit of today’s pet peeve inside us to some extent. On one hand I love sharing my favorite books with people. I want them to experience the same feelings I did when I read a certain book, I want to be able to talk about […]

August 20, 2014
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Storytime Sunday: Seraphim O..

Storytime Sunday: Seraphim One by Me

Storytime Sunday is a meme hosted by me that goes up on Sundays but is not always weekly. I post stories here that I used for writing practice which may or may not become something more. Sometimes I may post a friend’s story as well if they feel that they want to share something. The […]

August 17, 2014
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Book Pet Peeves #7: Cracking..

Book Pet Peeves #7: Cracking the Spine

Let’s talk about book care. Do you know someone who bends their books to the point they crack the spine? Or worse, bend the cover of a paperback around the back of the book? It makes me want to cry. So let’s discuss spine cracking. Believe it or not there is a proper way to […]

August 14, 2014
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The Thing About Shelf Awaren..

The Thing About Shelf Awareness…

Shelf Awareness   Don’t give me that confused look, I know some on you have no idea what this is. Don’t worry, I’m about to tell you. What is Shelf Awareness? This blurb from the website will explain… Shelf Awareness publishes two newsletters, one for general readers and one for people in the book business. […]

August 12, 2014
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55 Quirky Questions for Read..

This questionnaire was created by The Literary Lollipop to discuss reading personality, theirs and others. So let’s get started! 1. Favorite childhood book: The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley, I was named after the heroine.  2. What are you reading right now? The Parasol Protectorate series. 3. What books do you have on request […]

August 12, 2014
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